Tag Archives: HVDC

DNV GL supports China’s first HVDC offshore wind farm substation

DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, today announced that it has been contracted to provide technical advisory support on feasibility studies for the first-ever high-voltage direct current (HVDC) offshore wind substation in China. China has committed heavily to developing its offshore wind power generating capacity. It currently plans … Continue reading DNV GL supports China’s first HVDC offshore wind farm substation

Continue reading

Vattenfall backs HVDC for Norfolk offshore wind energy

Vattenfall, the Swedish energy group, said it wants to take a lead in transmission cable technology development that will be good for the consumer and lessens impact on the environment from far offshore, large scale wind farms. The energy business plans to deploy High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) cable technology to connect Norfolk Vanguard and … Continue reading Vattenfall backs HVDC for Norfolk offshore wind energy

Continue reading

Variable solar power from North Africa provides the basis for a sustainable business model

Transferring power from Africa to Europe via a high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line could be a sustainable business model with added value for both regions. This is the conclusion reached by researchers in the EU-sponsored BETTER project (Bringing Europe and Third Countries Closer Together Through Renewable Energies), conducted by the German Aerospace Center … Continue reading Variable solar power from North Africa provides the basis for a sustainable business model

Continue reading

Prysmian Group wins contract from Tennet for offshore wind farm

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces the successful commissioning of the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) offshore grid connection project SylWin1 realised off the North Sea coast of Germany in a contract with the Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT.     Prysmian secured this project in January 2011 … Continue reading Prysmian Group wins contract from Tennet for offshore wind farm

Continue reading

Offshore wind power: Siemens hands over North Sea grid connections to TenneT

Siemens has handed over SylWin1, the third North Sea grid connection this year, to its customer TenneT. The German-Dutch transmission grid operator has now put the world’s most powerful grid connection to date into commercial operation. The offshore platform of the SylWin1 grid connection is located around 70 kilometers west of the island of Sylt, … Continue reading Offshore wind power: Siemens hands over North Sea grid connections to TenneT

Continue reading

NordLink HVDC interconnector between Norway and Germany will use Nexans’ subsea power cables

First ever power interconnector between Norway and Germany will be Nexans’ largest subsea power cable contract to date in terms of length and value Contract value is approximately 0,5 Bn Euros. The Norwegian and German power grids will be able to share green energy directly for the first time thanks to Nexans submarine HVDC (high … Continue reading NordLink HVDC interconnector between Norway and Germany will use Nexans’ subsea power cables

Continue reading

The world’s largest direct-current grid connection at 800 megawatts (MW) has now taken up commercial operation

With this grid connection it is now possible to transmit 800 MW of clean electricity from wind power, enough to supply around one million German households. Siemens has handed over the first North Sea grid connection, BorWin2, to its customer TenneT. The German-Dutch transmission grid operator has accepted the project following successful completion of test … Continue reading The world’s largest direct-current grid connection at 800 megawatts (MW) has now taken up commercial operation

Continue reading

One million German households with electricity from wind energy

Siemens receives an order from TenneT for an offshore wind farm grid connection in the North Sea. In a consortium with Petrofac Siemens will supply the complete technology for efficient direct-current transmission for the BorWin3 grid connection as the consortium leader. The consortium partner Petrofac, with over 30 years of experience as a leading EPC … Continue reading One million German households with electricity from wind energy

Continue reading

HVDC Electricity Transmission Technology Revenue Will Total Nearly $57 Billion from 2013 to 2020

Since the advent of the electricity grid, most grids have been built using alternating current (AC) transmission systems. mac os x 10.7 download purchase Today, however, driven by growth in electricity demand, transmission system congestion, and grid instability, adoption of high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission is growing on a worldwide basis.

Continue reading